Make-Your-Own Cereal and On-the-Trail Mix
Present the ingredients for this do-it-yourself recipe in different bowls or containers. For the cereal, give each person a bowl and allow guests to choose the items for their cereal. Serve with skim or low-fat milk.
For trail mix, offer same items and brown paper bags or re-sealable plastic bags for guests to make trail mix. Shake gently to distribute ingredients.
- O-shaped cereal
- Bran, Rice, or Wheat Chex
- Cracklin’ Oat Bran
- Raisins or golden raisins
- Banana chips
- Other dried fruit, such as cranberries, blueberries, apricots, pineapple, apples, and papaya
- M&M candy
- Coconut slices
- Chocolate chips
- Carob chips
- Bite-sized pretzels
Cereal grains are a source of protein and contain more carbohydrates than any other food. Their unprocessed forms are also inexpensive, so cereals are a staple food throughout the world.
Calories and fat will vary depending on ingredients and serving size.